Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts on divinity and resentment

To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on dogs, god, and nature

Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xvi.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on earth, food, god, life, and parenthood

Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on mind and soul

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Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measured by my soul: The mind 's the standard of the man.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Horæ Lyricæ, Book ii. False Greatness.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on devil and idleness

For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song xx.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear My voice ascending high.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm v.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on change and pain

So, when a raging fever burns, We shift from side to side by turns; And 't is a poor relief we gain To change the place, but keep the pain.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 146.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on praise

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From all who dwell below the skies Let the Creator's praise arise; Let the Redeemer's name be sung Through every land, by every tongue.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm cxvii.

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